Jim Collins on Why Great Companies Thrive in Chaos

What was it about Intel (Nasdaq: INTC  ) CEO Andy Grove and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV  ) CEO Herb Kelleher that enabled them to lead their companies to greatness in unpredictable times? Is Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX  ) CEO Reed Hastings in their category, too? And what does the future without Steve Jobs hold for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL  ) ? Best-selling author Jim Collins shares his thoughts on all that and more on the latest Motley Fool Money radio show.

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  • Report this Comment On October 17, 2011, at 10:52 PM, dstwhit wrote:

    Excellent interview. Thanks for bringing Jim Collins on. He seems to be a researcher who really tries to practice what he preaches, cares about improving the world, and is grounded in what matters most (family). Thanks!

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